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>>> a health scare for governor jerry brown. his cancer diagnosis, and whether it will affect his ability to lead california. good evening, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. jerry brown has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer, and is now undergoing treatment at ucsf. learned about the cancer diagnosis and what the governor faces. >> reporter: earlier this evening, a hospital source told me that the governor received treatment here on the fourth floor at the university of california, san francisco. uscf is one of the preprostrate cancer treatment centers in america. the governor released a statement today saying fortunately, this is early stage, localized prostate cancer. the key is early diagnosis. >> if men who need treatment aren't detected early, they're less likely, far less likely to be cured. >> reporter: a prostate cancer surviver himself, dr. shoeman says patients have options, ranging from monitoring the tumor's growth, to radiation treatment like the governor, to removing the prostate. patients need to work closely with their oncologist. >> they're
the end of the year. jana katsuyama explain what is the activists want governor brown to do to keep such families together. >> reporter: in the cold today people rallied with songs and signs. they are upset about the immigration and customs enforcement or i.c.e. program called secure communities which has led to the detainment and deportation of undocumented immigrants many who have not committed serious crimes. the program that critics say is tearing families apart. >> you know we're like other american families. we love each other, we support each other. >> reporter: 19-year-old dyannie is a college student allowed to stay in the u.s. through deferred action. but her parents have received a deportation order through december 30th. she and her parents came from indonesia on tourist visas and she has no one but her parents here. >> it's only the three of us in the family. >> reporter: today the group called in governor jerry brown the trust act. the law calls that law enforcement officers do not have to comply -- seven out of 10 of them had no convictions or had been convicted of o
potato here in california. >> reporter: in oakland governor jerry brown didn't want to talk about gay marriage going to the supreme court. >> reporter: do you think it is a good thing? >> i think it is good you are inquiring about it. the arguments have to be made. >> tremendous momentum. >> reporter: in san francisco he had plenty to say. as mayor in 2004 he declared gay marriage legal and conducted same-sex marriage weddings. now he thinks the justice could be the one who decides the issue for california and the nation once and for all. >> he has been the principal player on advancing the rights of folks whose rights were taken away. >> reporter: many agree and believe the supreme court is set up for a 5-4 decision with kennedy casting the deciding vote. one things roberts could also be in play as a swing vote. >> she from a different generation. he worked with talented gay lawyers his entire career. this is his moment to be in history. >> reporter: they are expected to hear arguments in march and issue decisions by june. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >> opponents of same-sex
neighbor. >>> new at 10:00, a poll released tonight show more californians like what governor brown is doing. finding brown's approval rating at 48% following the passage of the prop 30 tax hike. in october, his rating was 42%. early last year, it reached a low of 34%. as for the state budget, the ppic poll finds 94% of californians consider it a problem. of that number, 68% say it's a big problem. 26% say it's somewhat of a problem. coming up in four minutes, a report of lawmakers purchasing cars after having them fixed up with your tax dollars. >>> there's been a lot of tough talk from the white house today about the fiscal cliff. treasury secretary, tim geithner said the administration is quote, absolutely ready to let the economy go over that cliff, rather than drop the higher tax rates for top earners. president obama also told a group of ceos, he won't republicans inject the threat of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhet
. >>> governor brown used the holidays to issue pardons to some felons. being able to serve on a jury and in some cases the ability to own firearms. all of the people pardoned by governor brown have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity. most of the pardons had to do with drug charges but some included crimes such as grand theft, dui and burglary. >>> ten days after the tragedy in connecticut, hundreds come together to pay their respects to the victims this christmas eve. the memorial is still growing at sandy hook. >> some of the gifts that i had i second guessed so now i'm changing stuff. >> why retailers say this holiday shopping season is different from year's past. >>> give ktvu >>> continuing coverage on the tragedy in newtown. it has been ten days since the shooting in the sandy hook community of connecticut and on christmas eve the entire nation is feeling for those who lost loved ones that day. visitors paid their respects to the victims tonight with messages of support and sorrow from around the world. the town hall is now home to a memorial
francisco today blocked a ban on gay therapy. governor jerry brown signed the law in september prohibiting gay therapy that aims to turn gay teens straight. it was supposed to go into effect january 1 but today a judge issued an emergency order putting the law on hold till the court hears full arguments. >>> president obama nominated massachusetts senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. president obama praised him. >> over these many years he earned the respect and confidence of leaders around the world. she not going a need a lot of on the job training. he earned the respect and trust of colleagues. democrats and republicans. >> john kerry is a five term senator and the chair of the senate foreign relations committee and a war veteran. secretary of state hillary clinton could not attend the ceremony. she is recovering from the flu and a concussion from a fall. >>> the christmas holiday began on capitol hill without an agreement reached on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama called on party leaders to take action before he left for his holiday vacation in hawaii. >
to be able to reinvest in a very underfunded educational system. >> reporter: governor brown has indicated he will be a check on democrats when it comes to raising taxes, and the supermajority could be short lived with several members leaving their seats in april. there could be a rush to get things done, once lawmakers return in january. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a teenager who was denied eagle scout status and kicked out because was gay attended a service as a special guest to honor him for integrity. >>> we had a calm and clear day today. get those umbrellas back out. i'll show you how soon our next round of rain will arrive. >> neighbors call it a crumbling i-4. >> taking three trips to steal from kids with [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> new at 10:00, a bold thief targets a school in hayward. ktvu's he heather home ams live
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